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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Jurassic World Advertisements 3

One of the task in our Enquiry Week was to make a video advertisement for the newly launched Jurassic World that would encourage people to visit.  The children had to decide what would go into their videos and how to make them. Here are some more of the videos they made. Video 2015-10-22 13.57.51 from … Continue reading »

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Jurassic World Advertisements 2

One of the task in our Enquiry Week was to make a video advertisement for the newly launched Jurassic World that would encourage people to visit.  The children had to decide what would go into their videos and how to make them. Here are some more of the videos they made. Video 2015-10-23 09.38.00 from … Continue reading »

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Jurassic World Advertisements

One of the task in our Enquiry Week was to make a video advertisement for the newly launched Jurassic World that would encourage people to visit.  The children had to decide what would go into their videos and how to make them. Here are some of the videos they made. Video 22-10-2015 14 31 43 … Continue reading »

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Enquiry Week Work

Here’s a look at some of the work the children have produced in their Enquiry Week.

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More Enquiry Week Photos

Today was the last day of our Enquiry Week.  The children finished their tasks and then they had the chance to walk round the other tables, look at all the things each group had produced and scored them out of 10.  I was very impressed by the work that was produced this week and with … Continue reading »

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Enquiry Day 3

Today has been day 3 of the Year 5 and 6 Enquiry Week and some groups have got on to using iPads and green screen to film adverts for the new Jurassic World.  Here’s a few more pictures to show you the things the children have been doing.  

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Day 2 of Yr5 and 6’s Enquiry Week

Year 5 and 6 have been carrying on with their Jurassic World themed Enquiry Week to day.  Take a look at what they’ve been up to.

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Year 5 and 6 Enquiry Week

Today Year 5 and 6 started their Enquiry Week and this time it is all based on Jurassic World.  During this week, the children will have to work in mixed groups to complete a variety of tasks independently.  They must use their BLP skills to help them achieve in each task. The children were very … Continue reading »

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Family Fright Night 2015

Beal Vale Support Group would like to say a big thank you to all who attended and supported our school event tonight.  The costumes for both children and adults were amazing with winners for best costumes in KS1, KS2 and adults. Your support is appreciated and a fantastic night was had by all. 

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If The World Were Just One Colour

One of our Writing Week activities was to imagine what life would be like if the world was just one colour. The children had to say which colour they would like it to be and why, and say what they would miss and why. Here is a video of some of their ideas. P1290009 from … Continue reading »

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Our Descriptions

As part of our class assembly, we read out some of the description we wrote in Writing Week. We tried hard to use descriptive WOW words and similes to make our writing more interesting. Here are some videos of us reading our descriptions in our rehearsal. Descriptions 1 from Beal Vale on Vimeo. P1290004 from … Continue reading »

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Our Own Food Lands

As part of Writing Week the children designed their own ‘food lands’ in groups and then made them out of plasticine. The children then used the green screen to add a background and took photos of them like Carl Warner did for his book ‘A World of Food‘. Here are the photos the children took … Continue reading »

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Year 5’s Choral Speaking

As part of our class assembly, Year 5 memorised poems form our Writing Week book ‘A World of Food’.  The children then worked in groups to practise reciting their poems and to decide how to perform them. Here is the video of our assembly rehearsal. P1290002 from Beal Vale on Vimeo.  

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Year 5’s Class Assembly

Today Year 5 performed their class assembly for all the school and for their parents.  The children have worked really hard to memorise poems and practise reading some of their work from Writing Week aloud.  It all went really well and I was very proud of them all.  Take a look at some of the … Continue reading »

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The TV Adverts 2

Here are the rest of our TV adverts. Video 08-10-2015 13 29 31 from Beal Vale on Vimeo. Video 08-10-2015 11 50 15 from Beal Vale on Vimeo. Video 08-10-2015 10 08 31 from Beal Vale on Vimeo. Video 08-10-2015 11 13 39 from Beal Vale on Vimeo.

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Our TV Adverts

In Writing Week we used the green screen to make persuasive adverts for one of the lands in the book ‘A World of Food’.   We thought carefully about the language and features used in adverts we had seen and tried to include these.  We the wrote scripts, set up the green screen app and … Continue reading »

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Playground Improvements

We have been working hard at Beal Vale to improve the playgrounds and outdoor space.  Over the summer we had tarmac put on the All Weather Pitch which has created a lovely, large Junior Playground and allowed us to give the Infants more room to play.  We have also created ‘Quiet Areas’ where the children … Continue reading »

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Marshmallow Challenge

In Science the children have been learning about Feeding and Movement. Today they learnt why humans and animals need a skeleton. To test this the children were split into groups. Half of the children used marshmallows and water and the other half used marshmallows and cocktail sticks. The challenge was to create a figure using … Continue reading »

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Harvest Assembly

The children at Beal Vale have been busy collecting food for our Harvest assembly.  The collection was organised by the School Council and has been donated to the Salvation Army. We would like to say a special mention to Harry who has spent all his pocket money this week on food to bring in for … Continue reading »

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Year 5’s Owlery

As part of our Harry Potter topic, Year 5 have made their own owls and these are now on display in the classroom.  The children used their imaginations to decide what a ‘magical’ owl would look like and they really enjoyed using lots of feathers and glitter.

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Extra Work at Home

Well done to Nicole and Katie who have done some extra work on our science topic at home.  This half term we are looking at Earth and Space and Katie did some extra research while Nicole made a Solar System mobile.  I am very impressed by the extra effort both girls have put in. Miss … Continue reading »

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Making marshmallow and spaghetti towers

  one day we got in to groups to do a experiment to see if we could make the tallest tower with spaghetti and marshmallow tower and my group had the tallest tower it was 50cm it was really fun we went with abigails idea that was the tallest tower we made.

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Hogwarts School Of Food

We made a hogwarts out  of plastericine it was we had a book called a world of food .  So we thought to do hogwarts do do with the Harry Potter topic.

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Writing week.

I enjoyed writing week,the bit I liked the most was the group work because we made things with modeling clay.

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Hogwarts School Of Food

In writing week we have made our own Hogwarts out of plastericine or a clay.We made fudge walls and dark chocolate towers with icecream peeks  it looked cool.  

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Plasticine Models!!!!

I loved creating our plasticine models! Me, Keiron and Llayton all worked in a group.  We each created more than one thing.  Our land was called Jelly-Land! We had little jelly houses with jelly jacuzzis with trampolines!!!! We also had on our land, a ferris wheel with a big piece of biscuit inside of the … Continue reading »

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My Advert For Meat Land

When we had book week we got to use the green screen me Loghan D and Harrison did Meat Land I got to be the presenter.I had a great time doing it. Katie

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choosing time

The first time it was choosing time I felt nerves because I wasn’t used to it so i was a bit scared but now I’m not scared. By Harrison

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Writing week

I love writing week because it is so fun!!! You can do fun things like activites and brillant writing things to help you improve.I wish we could do It again!   Lily

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Plasticeine models

In  book week we  have been doing a world of food.We have been making different worlds that we made up and we made it with with plasticein models .  Every colour stands for a food.

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